Type: Public event

Cultivating socially responsible engineers: The role of universities and public policy

Date & time

Mar 21, 2022, 4:30-6:00 pm EDT


Betty Ford Auditorium 1110 Weill Hall
735 S. State St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109

On March 21st, 2022, STPP convened a panel discussion on the role of universities and public policy in cultivating socially responsible engineers. 

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Our speakers 

  • Amy Ko, Professor, Information School, University of Washington-Seattle
  • Tim McKay, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Physics, Astronomy, and Education, University of Michigan
  • Johanna Okerlund, Postdoctoral Fellow, Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan
  • José Zayas-Castro, Division Director, NSF Division of Engineering Education and Centers, National Science Foundation
  • Moderator: Alec Gallimore, Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering, University of Michigan


This event was hosted by the Science, Technology & Public Policy Program and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, and co-sponsored by Public Interest Technology University Network, Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS), Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences (NERS), Michigan Engineering, Engineering Education Research (EER), Ethics, Society, and Computing (ESC), Women in Science and Engineering (WISE), ADVANCE, Sloan Equity and Inclusion in STEM Introductory Courses (SEISMIC), and BLUElab.